Starbucks Should Really Make Their APIs Public
Starbucks doesn’t have a public API. The author must reverse engineering their mobile app in order to make API call to Starbucks on their own. This is a great read about tooling, process, and strategy in reverse engineering.
Customizing Your Postgres Shell
Developers spend lots of time in Terminal and database shell isn’t an exception. Let’s look into what we can customize to improve usability for database shell.
MySQL Infrastructure Testing Automation At GitHub
Recently, Gitlab lost some data due to a database incident and the backups weren’t working properly. In this article, Github shares what they do to automate every aspect of operating a database: from backups, restoring to a failover, and cloning a production database for testing purpose.
An Elixir lang guide.
Erlang is what powers WhatsApp. Its power is in low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant system. Elixir leverages ErlangVM with a more “friendly” syntax, relative to some languages. It’s designed to work with modern computers that have many CPU cores that run in parallel, and even across networks. This guide is a great start to get started with Elixir quickly.
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